Photo: Smugglers Spreading Bird Flu, Experts Warn



A Filipino vendor prepares barbecued chicken heads, feet, and intestine on the streets of Manila on January 28, 2004.

Illegal trade in live poultry and bird products such as bird feet, which are considered a delicacy in many Asian cultures, could be a major contributor to the global spread of avian influenza, experts warn.

Photograph by Joel Nito/AFP/Getty Images


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